Luther Vandross

Not in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Eligible since: 2001 (The 2002 Induction Ceremony)

Previously Considered? No  what's this?

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Will Luther Vandross be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame?
"Musical excellence is the essential qualification for induction."


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Luther Vandross was the closest we've ever come to having a modern-day Sam Cooke. Because his audience is/was primarily women and he sang love songs, his work will not be deemed significant enough.

Posted by Gonzalo Arrizon on Monday, 02.26.07 @ 17:04pm

Oh, please please please! ...It's Luther Vandross!!! What a genius. What a voice. What soul.

He sings and everyone else sits back and lets him own the music.

Posted by Moni3 on Tuesday, 05.8.07 @ 22:50pm

During Luther's real heyday you also had Peabo Bryson, Teddy Pendergrass, Freddie Jackson, Lou Rawls, Barry White, etc... all very good performers, but they basically were all about the same thing...romantic ballads.

Posted by Terry on Wednesday, 02.13.08 @ 21:04pm

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